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Jackie Morlock joined the WTKR news team in March 2013.

She credits her work with the NBC 10 Investigators in Philadelphia as the motivation leading to her on-air broadcasting career. Following a 2007 summer internship at WCAU in Philadelphia, she worked full-time throughout her senior year of college as a researcher and digital content producer for the award-winning NBC 10 investigative team. Much of her job involved researching companies that were the subject of consumer complaints, and even shooting undercover video. In 2009, she earned an Emmy nomination for her undercover work at a nail salon in South Jersey that was using an illegal chemical to apply acrylic nails.

Jackie’s on-air voyage took her 1,900 miles across the country to the Cowboy State of Wyoming where she worked as an anchor/reporter at KCWY, News 13 in Casper. She spent two years shooting and editing her own stories and producing several weekday and weekend newscasts. She also spent two years in Burlington, Vermont solo-anchoring four consecutive hours of morning news at FOX 44/ABC 22.

Being born and raised a Philly girl, she’s happy to be in Hampton Roads living the “city-life” again. She’s also excited to be reporting for NewsChannel 3 where “Taking Action, Getting Results” sums up, exactly, the dedication and follow-through that she gives each and every story.


Recent Articles
  • New Virginia laws for 2015 include gas tax hike

    With a new year, comes new laws — and one of them will have you paying more at the gas pump. In 2015 some Virginia laws will change a little, including a rise in gas prices just when it seemed like gas prices were on the decrease. Five cents more per gallon is what we’ll all be paying once the clock strikes midnight. It’s to help pay for a $6 billion transportation funding package passed under former Governor Bob McDonnell […]

  • Multi-lane closure on Jefferson Avenue northbound at Langley Avenue

    Newport News, Va. – A gas leak on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News is causing a multi-lane closure, according to Newport News police. There is currently a multi-lane closure on Jefferson Avenue northbound at Langley Avenue. The left turn lane, left thru lane, and the center lane will be closed until 11 p.m. tonight, according to police. The single right-lane will remain open. The left turn lane will be closed southbound on Jefferson Avenue at Langley Avenue (turning in to Anderson’s […]

  • NewsChannel 3 tours Wallops Island launch pad after Antares Rocket explosion

    Wallops Island, Va. – Signs charred by fire, chunks of concrete sprinkled over the launch pad and a fire-damaged water tower are all reminders of what happened when the Antares Rocket exploded just seconds after liftoff in October. With hard hats on and danger signs posted along the way, NewsChannel 3 got a firsthand look at the damage done to the Wallops Island launch pad – damage that still lingers. As the rocket fell back to the ground, it landed […]

  • Man shot in the back in Portsmouth, walks into Hampton hospital

    Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth police are investigating after a man reported he was shot in the back in the Churchland section of the city. Emergency officials received calls at 7:04 p.m. requesting medical assistance in the 1400 block of Silver Maple Drive for a man who had been shot. When they arrived, they did not find a victim or a crime scene. A man walked into the Sentara Careplex Hospital in Hampton with a gunshot wound to his back. He […]

  • Two shot on Calvary Terrace in Hampton Sunday night

    Hampton, Va. – Two people were shot in Hampton on Calvary Terrace Sunday night. Police responding to reports of a shooting around 10:57pm found one man who had been shot. A second man was dropped off at a local hospital. A neighbor tells NewsChannel 3’s Jackie Morlock he heard at least nine shots fired. Both victims appear to have non-life threatening injuries. Police searched the neighborhood with K-9 units overnight. There is no information on the motives and circumstances of the shooting […]

  • Part of Dominion Blvd. closed this weekend to prep for new bridge span opening

    Road closures may delay your weekend travel plans. Plan accordingly this weekend if you'll be in the Chesapeake area.

  • One person shot at Chesapeake apartment complex

    Chesapeake, Va. – Police are investigating after a man was shot in the back at a Chesapeake apartment complex. The victim suffered possible life-threatening injuries. A neighbor told NewsChannel 3 he heard two gunshots at about 5 p.m. Next, he saw police. “It seemed like ten police cars coming through and I’m like, ‘Wow. Really, again?'” Police say a car near the scene was involved, but they’re not saying how. Evidence was marked off next to it, and police swept it […]

  • Love triangle involving Suffolk police officers ends with assault charges and internal investigation

    “She resulted in threatening to slice my throat open and kill me.” According to court records, that’s what Ida Thompson told police happened after she confronted a Suffolk Police officer for having an affair with her husband.

  • Three men stabbed overnight in Portsmouth; “blood everywhere”

    Portsmouth, Va. – Three men were stabbed early Tuesday morning in Olde Towne Portsmouth. A friend of two of the victims tells NewsChannel 3 the men were leaving Longboards bar when they were stabbed in the back near High and Dinwiddie Streets. The friend says the third victim was stabbed in the shoulder while trying to help the other men. Police say a man ran into the Governor Dinwiddie Hotel at High Street and Dinwiddie Street shortly before 3:00 a.m. That […]

  • UPDATE: Police no longer searching for third suspect in Wells Fargo bank robbery case

    UPDATE: Police now say they are no longer looking for a third suspect in this case. They have determined that the only two men involved were Rory Duke Diggs and John Anthony Lewis.

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    UPDATE: Police identify man killed in Portsmouth shooting

    A man was killed and a woman was injured after they were shot in a car while driving down Effingham Street near Duke Street in Portsmouth shortly before 2:00 a.m. Friday morning.

  • NASA Orion launch party held in Suffolk; NASA postpones launch

    Folks in Suffolk gathered together on Thursday morning for a NASA Orion launch party at Lockheed Martin. NewsChannel 3’s Jackie Morlock was there as many eagerly awaited the launch. NASA then postponed the launch until Friday, December 5, 2014. Stay with NewsChannel 3 for continuing coverage. Related: UPDATE: NASA Orion launch postponed due to valve issue, NASA says

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